Beer vs. Yellow Corn

Nutrition comparison of Beer and Cooked Yellow Corn


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of beer versus cooked yellow corn (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in beer and yellow corn:

  • Beer has 4.9 times less carbohydrates than yellow corn.
  • Beer has 55% less calories than yellow corn.
  • Yellow corn has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, beer contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Yellow corn is a great source of dietary fiber and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of beer and yellow corn is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Beer (Alcoholic beverage, beer, regular, all) and Yellow Corn (Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Beer has 55% less calories than yellow corn - beer has 43 calories per 100 grams and yellow corn has 96 calories.

Beer Yellow Corn
Protein 3% 12%
Carbohydrates 33% 76%
Fat ~ 12%
Alcohol 64% ~

carbohydrates

Beer has 4.9 times less carbohydrates than yellow corn - beer has 3.6g of total carbs per 100 grams and yellow corn has 21g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Yellow corn is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than beer - yellow corn has 2.4g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Beer has less sugar than yellow corn - yellow corn has 4.5g of sugar per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

protein

Yellow corn has 641% more protein than beer - beer has 0.46g of protein per 100 grams and yellow corn has 3.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both yellow corn and beer are low in saturated fat - yellow corn has 0.2g of saturated fat per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Yellow corn has more Vitamin C than beer - yellow corn has 5.5mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Yellow corn has more Vitamin A than beer - yellow corn has 13ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Yellow corn and beer contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - yellow corn has 0.09mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Yellow corn and beer contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - yellow corn has 0.4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and beer does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Yellow corn has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, beer contains more Vitamin B12.

Beer Yellow Corn
Thiamin 0.005 MG 0.093 MG
Riboflavin 0.025 MG 0.057 MG
Niacin 0.513 MG 1.683 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.041 MG 0.792 MG
Vitamin B6 0.046 MG 0.139 MG
Folate 6 UG 23 UG
Vitamin B12 0.02 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Beer and yellow corn contain similar amounts of calcium - beer has 4mg of calcium per 100 grams and yellow corn has 3mg of calcium.

iron

Yellow corn has 21 times more iron than beer - beer has 0.02mg of iron per 100 grams and yellow corn has 0.45mg of iron.

potassium

Yellow corn is a great source of potassium and it has 707% more potassium than beer - beer has 27mg of potassium per 100 grams and yellow corn has 218mg of potassium.




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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Beer (Alcoholic beverage, beer, regular, all) and Yellow Corn (Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt) .

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